Just as the parties dig in for serious deliberations and technical talks, anything that smacks of a self-serving retreat will be judged through the lens of the prime minister’s recent comments.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent remarks about support for electoral reform subsiding because he is in power were not helpful as the Committee on Electoral Reform gets down to finalizing a recommendation, write Sarah Schmidt. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
TORONTO—It’s safe to say the Liberals head into electoral reform negotiations a little chastened and a bit more exposed than they would have wanted.
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Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux says he's found it 'much more difficult to get information out of the minister’s officer' since Parliament returned with Chrystia Freeland in charge of the nation's finances.